Don Young, Leon Durham, Steve Bartman: they’re all living proof that the Chicago Cubs are, indeed, “cursed.” History tell us that Billy Sianis, former owner of Chicago’s famed “Billy Goat” tavern, was turned away at the gate (along with his pet goat) and angrily “cast” the infamous curse. Here are (3) artifacts from the beloved franchise’s last World Series win. Issued at Wrigley Field on October 8, 1945, the items include: (2) Program/Scorecard: each is an 8-page guide with scoring grids marked in pencil to document the Cubs’ 8-7 win in 12 innings (first 10 innings marked in one; final; two inning marked in other). Both present (EX). Ticket Stub: a Wrigley Field voucher with a printed seating/event details, “GAME 6” identifiers and the facsimile signature of Phillip K. Wrigley. Presents (VG).
Did you know … ? Career utility man Bill Schuster pinch ran and scored the winning run in Game 6. It was his last-ever Major League appearance and the Cubs’ last-ever World Series win.